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From ddea82ad5cb547f3582060d6a0265bb96a0634ea Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Natanael Copa <ncopa@alpinelinux.org>
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2014 08:53:47 +0000
Subject: [PATCH] pppd: add support for defaultroute-metric option

This allows user to specify the 'metric' (or 'prio') for the default
route set by pppd. This is useful in multi-ISP setups where there
might be more than one default gateway.

Signed-off-by: Natanael Copa <ncopa@alpinelinux.org>
---
 pppd/options.c   |  5 +++++
 pppd/pppd.8      |  6 ++++++
 pppd/sys-linux.c | 24 ++++++++++++++++--------
 3 files changed, 27 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/pppd/options.c b/pppd/options.c
index 45fa742..ca3f875 100644
--- a/pppd/options.c
+++ b/pppd/options.c
@@ -121,6 +121,7 @@ bool	dryrun;			/* print out option values and exit */
 char	*domain;		/* domain name set by domain option */
 int	child_wait = 5;		/* # seconds to wait for children at exit */
 struct userenv *userenv_list;	/* user environment variables */
+int	dfl_route_metric = -1;	/* metric of the default route to set over the PPP link */
 
 #ifdef MAXOCTETS
 unsigned int  maxoctets = 0;    /* default - no limit */
@@ -299,6 +300,10 @@ option_t general_options[] = {
       "Unset user environment variable",
       OPT_A2PRINTER | OPT_NOPRINT, (void *)user_unsetprint },
 
+    { "defaultroute-metric", o_int, &dfl_route_metric,
+      "Metric to use for the default route (Linux only; -1 for default behavior)",
+      OPT_PRIV|OPT_LLIMIT|OPT_INITONLY, NULL, 0, -1 },
+
 #ifdef HAVE_MULTILINK
     { "multilink", o_bool, &multilink,
       "Enable multilink operation", OPT_PRIO | 1 },
diff --git a/pppd/pppd.8 b/pppd/pppd.8
index e2768b1..c508d27 100644
--- a/pppd/pppd.8
+++ b/pppd/pppd.8
@@ -121,6 +121,12 @@ the gateway, when IPCP negotiation is successfully completed.
 This entry is removed when the PPP connection is broken.  This option
 is privileged if the \fInodefaultroute\fR option has been specified.
 .TP
+.B defaultroute-metric
+Define the metric of the \fIdefaultroute\fR and only add it if there
+is no other default route with the same metric.  With the default
+value of -1, the route is only added if there is no default route at
+all.
+.TP
 .B disconnect \fIscript
 Execute the command specified by \fIscript\fR, by passing it to a
 shell, after
diff --git a/pppd/sys-linux.c b/pppd/sys-linux.c
index 72a7727..6d71530 100644
--- a/pppd/sys-linux.c
+++ b/pppd/sys-linux.c
@@ -232,7 +232,7 @@ static int baud_rate_of (int speed);
 static void close_route_table (void);
 static int open_route_table (void);
 static int read_route_table (struct rtentry *rt);
-static int defaultroute_exists (struct rtentry *rt);
+static int defaultroute_exists (struct rtentry *rt, int metric);
 static int get_ether_addr (u_int32_t ipaddr, struct sockaddr *hwaddr,
 			   char *name, int namelen);
 static void decode_version (char *buf, int *version, int *mod, int *patch);
@@ -242,6 +242,8 @@ static int make_ppp_unit(void);
 
 extern u_char	inpacket_buf[];	/* borrowed from main.c */
 
+extern int dfl_route_metric;
+
 /*
  * SET_SA_FAMILY - set the sa_family field of a struct sockaddr,
  * if it exists.
@@ -1550,9 +1552,10 @@ static int read_route_table(struct rtentry *rt)
 /********************************************************************
  *
  * defaultroute_exists - determine if there is a default route
+ * with the given metric (or negative for any)
  */
 
-static int defaultroute_exists (struct rtentry *rt)
+static int defaultroute_exists (struct rtentry *rt, int metric)
 {
     int result = 0;
 
@@ -1565,7 +1568,8 @@ static int defaultroute_exists (struct rtentry *rt)
 
 	if (kernel_version > KVERSION(2,1,0) && SIN_ADDR(rt->rt_genmask) != 0)
 	    continue;
-	if (SIN_ADDR(rt->rt_dst) == 0L) {
+	if (SIN_ADDR(rt->rt_dst) == 0L && (metric < 0 ||
+			 (metric >= 0 && (rt->rt_metric + 1) == metric))) {
 	    result = 1;
 	    break;
 	}
@@ -1612,13 +1616,13 @@ int sifdefaultroute (int unit, u_int32_t ouraddr, u_int32_t gateway)
 {
     struct rtentry rt;
 
-    if (defaultroute_exists(&rt) && strcmp(rt.rt_dev, ifname) != 0) {
+    if (defaultroute_exists(&rt, dfl_route_metric) && strcmp(rt.rt_dev, ifname) != 0) {
 	if (rt.rt_flags & RTF_GATEWAY)
-	    error("not replacing existing default route via %I",
-		  SIN_ADDR(rt.rt_gateway));
+	    error("not replacing existing default route via %I with metric %d",
+		  SIN_ADDR(rt.rt_gateway), dfl_route_metric);
 	else
-	    error("not replacing existing default route through %s",
-		  rt.rt_dev);
+	    error("not replacing existing default route through %s with metric %d",
+		  rt.rt_dev, dfl_route_metric);
 	return 0;
     }
 
@@ -1626,6 +1630,7 @@ int sifdefaultroute (int unit, u_int32_t ouraddr, u_int32_t gateway)
     SET_SA_FAMILY (rt.rt_dst, AF_INET);
 
     rt.rt_dev = ifname;
+    rt.rt_metric = dfl_route_metric + 1; /* +1 for binary compatibility */
 
     if (kernel_version > KVERSION(2,1,0)) {
 	SET_SA_FAMILY (rt.rt_genmask, AF_INET);
@@ -1660,6 +1665,9 @@ int cifdefaultroute (int unit, u_int32_t ouraddr, u_int32_t gateway)
 
     rt.rt_dev = ifname;
 
+    rt.rt_dev = ifname;
+    rt.rt_metric = dfl_route_metric + 1; /* +1 for binary compatibility */
+
     if (kernel_version > KVERSION(2,1,0)) {
 	SET_SA_FAMILY (rt.rt_genmask, AF_INET);
 	SIN_ADDR(rt.rt_genmask) = 0L;
-- 
2.0.0